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Re: initial cygwin installation
- From: Duncan Roe <duncan_roe at acslink dot net dot au>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2015 08:23:09 +1100
- Subject: Re: initial cygwin installation
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On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 08:43:20AM +0100, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Am 28.10.2015 um 21:38 schrieb Duncan Roe:
> >As it happens, I also saw that message last night. I only wanted to *reinstall*
> >everything I had installed previously, owing to AVG antivirus having deleted I
> >don't know what.
> One way to do that (if you really want to re-install instead of running
> cygcheck and just re-install those packages listed as incomplete) is to edit
> /etc/setup/installed.db so that each package version listed there is
> "outdated". The next time you run setup it will upgrade everything, which
> is thre re-install you want.
> sed -re 's/( [a-zA-Z].*-.*-)[0-9]+\./\10./' \
> -i.bak /etc/setup/installed.db
> (on the road :-)
Thanks Audrey & Achim,
I already did the re-install and it just worked(!).
Didn't take especially long either - guess I don't have a huge amount of stuff
installed, compared with some folks.
Cheers ... Duncan.
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